Anthropology. Syllabification: an·thro·pol·o·gy. Pronunciation: anTHrəˈpäləjē. noun: anthropology. Definition: the study of humankind, in particular. the comparative study of human societies and cultures and their development. noun: cultural anthropology. the science of human zoology, evolution, and ecology. noun: physical anthropology; plural noun: physical anthropologies.
Minutiae. mi·nu·ti·ae məˈn(y)o͞oSHēˌē,məˈn(y)o͞oSHēˌī/ noun plural noun: minutia the small, precise, or trivial details of something. "the minutiae of everyday life" synonyms:details, niceties, finer points, particulars,trivia, trivialities "the captain cannot be concerned with the minutiae of shipboard life" Origin mid 18th century: Latin, literally ‘trifles,’ from minutia‘smallness,’ from minutus (see minute2).